Manhattan School of Music

4513 Manhattan College Parkway, Riverdale, NY

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Located in New York, New York, Manhattan School of Music is a nonprofit private institution that offers professional level education and training in music and music theory. Manhattan School of Music offers several programs to pick from. A list of the more popular programs being offered for students includes:

  • Music Performance
  • Music Theory and Composition

Student and special services are available at Manhattan School of Music, offering personal and academic assistance for students, which includes:

  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Student employment
  • Assistance to find work

Students can use a variety of means to evaluate school performance. A school's graduation and loan default rates are among the strongest indicators of educational and career success. Manhattan School of Music has a yearly graduation rate of 76%, and a loan default rate of near 0.7%.

This school has been accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education having first received its accreditation from that agency in 1956. Please visit for more information on programs offered and consumer disclosures.

Programs Offered

Below is a list of areas of study that may be available for students. Any linked program will direct you to the respective program's profile page which provides general educational requirements and possible career paths.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Visual and Performing Arts

*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The cost of attendance is approximately $43,400 per year, after the grants, scholarships and other forms of aid are calculated. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance visit the net price calculator. The cost to submit an application is $125. Financial aid information may be obtained by contacting the financial aid office at (212) 749-2802. The financial figures shown on this page provide information regarding costs and fees at Manhattan School of Music, these numbers may change in a given year due to a variety of factors.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Tuition & Fees Information

Undergraduate Courses - Tuition Details

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $48,000-$58,000
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $2,200 to $2,600 per credit hour
  • Required fees for full-time students: $890

Graduate Courses - Tuition Details

  • Annual tuition for graduate students is estimated to range between $48,000-$58,000
  • Required fees for graduate students are around $890

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid75%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships71%$23,658
Receiving Student Loans57%$3,011

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